Thursday Aug 28
Ted Cruz builds team for 2016
Sen. Ted Cruz is expanding his political operation, a move sure to stoke speculation that the Texas Republican plans to run for president in 2016 .
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Missouri primary winners continue on to general election
Five ballot measures were listed on the primary ballot as amendments to the state constitution and there will be four ballot measures in the upcoming election on Nov. 4. "There will be several issues on the general election ballot as well, so it was important that that ballot not be overloaded," said Governor Jay Nixon's Press Secretary Scott ... (more)
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Washington Policy Center
Is Occupational Licensing is the New Poster Child for Regulatory Reform?
Yesterday Congressman Sam Graves , who chairs the Committee on Small Business in the U.S. House of Representatives, sent a letter to the Small Business Administration's Office of Advocacy asking the agency to study the "rise of occupational licensing across states and the economic effects of licensing on entrepreneurs and would-be entrepreneurs."
Wed Aug 20, 2014
License? Who needs a stinking license? These days, more and more entrepreneurs
The House Small Business Committee is concerned that entrenched businesses are using occupational licensing requirements to make it harder for startups to challenge them.
Congressman Sam Graves holds Town Hall meeting in Kirksville
The Congressman was on the campus of Truman State University to hold a town hall meeting with community members.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Congressman Graves to hold Town Hall meetings
U.S. Congressman Sam Graves will be holding a series of town hall meetings next week, August 18 through August 21, in Bethany, Maysville, Unionville, Kirksville, Canton, Hannibal, and Monroe City.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Heavy Duty Trucking
Bills Would Adjust Truck Weight Limit for Natural Gas
The House and Senate have bills that would raise federal truck weight limits to accommodate the heavier fuel systems of natural gas vehicles.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
The Miami Herald
St. Joseph pastor wins primary in 6th District
A St. Joseph pastor has defeated two Democratic challengers to advance to the November general election in Missouri's 6th Congressional District.
Pachyderm Club Members Vote To Refer To Board Dismissal Of Curtis Adams, Perry Perkins From Club
The Pachyderm Club has voted to refer to its board the dismissal of Curtis Adams and Perry Perkins from the club for supporting Democratic candidates in the upcoming election.
The Wichita Eagle
5 congressional incumbents face primary challenges
The challengers include a pair of former Republicans seeking to knock off a Democratic incumbent, and a husband-and-wife team who are seeking the same seat but in opposing party primaries.